| 2011 | January | 27

  • Team Anna asks Hazare to end fast

    Mumbai, Dec 27 (): Anna Hazare started his three-day fast against corruption and strong Lokpal today. But, Team Anna members Kiran Bedi and Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday appealed to the Gandhian to end his fast as he is not well. “He has fever, let us request him to stop his fast. Anna can continue his…

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  • Salman Khan celebrates 46th birthday today

    Mumbai, Dec 27 (): Salman Khan celebrates his 46th birthday today. Salman Khan, who turns 46 on 27th December, leaves for his family farmhouse at Panvel in Navi Mumbai to spend his birthday in the company of his family and close friends. Salman Khan, who was all set to celebrate his birthday in Dubai, has…

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  • Rajasthan doctors’ strike – Government arrests 400 of them

    Jaipur, Dec 27 (): About 400 doctors have been arrested till now for violating the Rajasthan Essential Services Maintenance Act (RESMA) clamped by the state government. The government has suspended 40 doctors, and 390 others have been arrested for failing to perform their duties. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said, “Strict action will be taken…

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  • PM’s Tamil Nadu visit helps Jayalalithaa,Karunanidhi and Chidambaram

    Chennai, Dec27  () : Prime Minister’s visit to Tamil Nadu has done good for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and UPA ally DMK and salvaged the image of P Chidambaram. Earlier indications were that Jayalalithaa would not be at the airport to receive Manmohan Singh and instead would depute Finance Minister O Paneerselvam.  All signs were that…

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  • National Anthem completes 100 years

    New Delhi, Dec 27 (): Be proud to be Indian! This is the day when India’s national anthem, Jana Gana Mana, completes 100 years. It was first sung during the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress on 27 December 1911. Decades later, after Independence, the Constituent Assembly adopted the song as the national anthem…

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  • Jayalalithaa hikes pension for weavers and doctors

    Chennai, Dec27 () : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today announced an increment of  monthly pension for weavers and traditional medical practitioners in the State from the present Rs 550 to Rs 1,000 and from Rs 500 to Rs 1,000 respectively. She said that workers under Tamilnadu Co-operative Handloom Weavers Board too would receive…

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  • Ilayaraja to perform “ENDRENDUM ILAYARAJA” on Dec 28

    Chennai, Dec27 (): The music legend and Maestro Isaignani Ilayaraja will perform live in Chennai on 28 December. The musical night titled “ENDRENDUM ILAYARAJA” will be organized by Jaya TV. The event will be held on the evening of December 28 at Nehru Stadium in Chennai. This has been announced by Jaya TV and the veteran…

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  • Education system should be changed, says Kapil Sibal

    Chennai, Dec 27 (): Minister for Human Resource Development Kapil Sibal said here on Monday, learning and education, henceforth, will be child-centric and not exam-centric as it is now. Kapil Sibal was speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the Ramanujan 125 year celebrations held at the University Centenary Hall, the University of Madras. The Ministry…

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  • China launches 500 kmph super high-speed train

    Beijing, Dec 27 ():  China’s largest train-maker – CSR Corp Ltd has designed a six-car super speed train that is capable of travelling at 500 kilometers per hour. The six-car train has a maximum tractive power of 22,800 kilowatts and is built by CSR Sifang Locomotive & Rolling Stock Co.Ltd (Sifang Locomotive), a CSR subsidiary…

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